Foursquare is about to launch its brand new ‘Swarm’ app. So the company is bringing some changes in its current app. The major change is the ‘Mayorship’ feature which allows you to hold the mayorship of any locations.
Data from Twitter has been used to all sorts of ends, including the real-time tracking of a disease’s outspread. Now, researchers are using the tweets to get real-time reports about an earthquake, so as to help guide the emergency responders.
Facebook has rolled out a new version of its Messenger app for iOS. The new versions is quicker and packs a whole plethora of new features including the ability to share videos, send voice messages and more.
MIT PhD candidate Aditya Khosla has developed an algorithm which can predict how many views your photo will get in any social networking websites before you upload it. This algorithm will work with some social factors like how many friends/followers you have, the numbers of hash-tag and the length of the title of that photo.
Pinterest may not make a lot of headlines but it is one of the most creative social networks out there which has grown steadily over the years. The social network has now launched ‘Guided Search’ which will help users find just the kind of pins they are looking for.
Facebook has long been tried to mull its mobile user base in order to boost ad revenues. The company is finally succeeding as is evident in its Q1 earnings which show a huge profit growth and a mobile user base exceeding one billion users per month.
Facebook launched its Paper app a while ago, apparently as an attempt to enter the news business. While the app hasn’t exactly been successful, the social network is now launching a Newswire which will do breaking news.
We have been reporting about a redesign of the Twitter Profiles. After a beta rollout to a limited number of viewers, Twitter has finally made the new Profiles available for everyone. To activate your new profile, read the instructions below.
The former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has been at the heart of a mini Twitter storm recently. A fake account with his name apparently sent out a tweet from an iPhone. And that didn’t sit well with the Windows Phone camp.
Being the largest online social network with more than 1 billion users, Facebook is always looking for more ways of leveraging this audience. Reports now have it that the company is now planning to roll out its very own e-money service.
Last month, Facebook unveiled a new outlook for its News Feed. But Facebook has found that almost its every users’ News Feed is filled with a lot of spams. Therefore, now Facebook has decided to punish those pages that ask for ‘Like’ or ‘Share’.
Facebook has a knack of releasing multiple apps covering the totality of its services. While the messaging functionality is available in the main Facebook app right now, the company is now removing it, forcing users to download its Messenger app too.
Until recently, if you punched in an emoji character in your tweet, it turned to tiny squares when you posted the tweet. That is changing now that Twitter has announced official support for emoji characters.
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